Luverne, Minnesota: Nutcrackers of Luverne

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Rock County History Center

Address:
312 E. Main St., Luverne, MN
Directions:
Rock County History Center. Downtown, on the southwest corner of MN-4/E. Main St. and S. Spring St.
Hours:
M-Sa 10-4 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
507-283-2122
Admission:
Donations welcome.
RA Rates:
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Nutcrackers of Luverne.

Nutcrackers of Luverne

The Luverne town museum has more nutcrackers than the town has people (pop. 5,000).

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [11/27/2022]

Nutcrackers of Luverne.

Luverne, Minnesota - Nutcrackers of Luverne
Nutcrackers of Luverne:

Roadside America's tiny peek at the jaw-dropping collection of ~5,000 nutcrackers at the Rock County History Center.

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Nutcracker Collection.

Nutcracker Collection

Luverne is the town with more nutcrackers than people. The third largest nutcracker collection in the world resides in the History Center, museum of the Rock County Historical Society. Almost 5,000 nutcrackers (and nutcracker paraphernalia) peer at you from every corner. The town conducts a nutcracker game every Christmas season. For 2022 it is nutcracker hide-and-seek.

[Wendel Buys, 11/07/2022]

We recently visited Luverne (feature story currently in development), and can confirm it does have a whole lot of great nutcrackers.

Rock County History Center nutcrackers.

4,500 Nutcrackers

There's a massive collection of over 4,500 nutcrackers in the Rock County History Center, plus large wooden cutouts of nutcrackers all through the downtown.

[Paula, 07/04/2022]

It's unsettling to stand in a room whose walls are lined with the toothy-jawed figures, even if you're not a nut. The History Center wants to eventually host more nutcrackers than people in Luverne (pop. 5,000). August 2022: Photo added.


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